Dispute Resolution Rule

Rule 29H-13 of the Florida Administrative Code

PURPOSE: In recognition of the regional planning councilís role as a mediator and conciliator, a voluntary regional dispute resolution process (DRP) is hereby established to reconcile differences on planning and growth management issues among local governments, regional agencies, port master plans, and private interests. This DRP shall not be utilized to address disputes involving environmental permits or other regulatory matters unless requested to do so by the parties involved. Components of the DRP include: process initiation; situation assessments; voluntary mediation; advisory arbitration; and settlement agreements. (more)


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